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Gold Medalist Briana Scurry Works To Raise Brain Injury Awareness

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Until 2010, Briana Scurry was a world-class athlete who had received both an Olympic gold medal and won the World Cup with Team USA. But, her career was suddenly ended by a traumatic brain injury and neck injury during a game. “I know I blacked out for an instant and I was on the ground. […]

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Brazilian Star Becomes First Professional Soccer Player Diagnosed With CTE

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Hilderaldo Bellini may not be a household name like his teammate Pelé, but soccer fans are likely to be familiar with the name. The Brazilian soccer star led the country’s team to win the 1958 World Cup and is memorialized in a statue at the entrance of the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. […]

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